October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Turn Back Time with Composite Dental Fillings

Do you know what a composite dental filling is and how it can improve your health? Composite fillings, also commonly referred to as white or tooth-colored fillings, are restorations designed to treat cavities. If dental erosion has occurred to the point that a hole in your tooth enamel forms, it is known as a cavity…. Read more »

Crowns Today, Not Tomorrow, With CEREC

The process of getting a dental crown traditionally takes a few weeks. It has to be made to match your teeth, then cemented into place, and aligned to fit just right in your mouth. Thankfully, there’s a new technology available that allow you to get crowns in place during a single appointment. This same-day dental… Read more »

Enjoy Your Dream Smile With Dental Veneers

This spring season, why not spring for the smile you have always dreamed of with dental veneers? Dental veneers can be an excellent way to get the flawless smile you always wanted. They are thin shells bonded to the front of your teeth, which hides flaws in your smile giving a beautiful and flawless appearance…. Read more »

Mouthwash Can Aid Your Smile and Oral Health

Are you looking to boost your oral health? Do you need help in keeping your smile clean and fresh? If so, we have exciting news for you! Mouthwash comes in various kinds and to help you find your way through the sea of options at the store, our dental team has some information to share… Read more »

Dashing Tips to Improve Your Oral Health Throughout Your Life

Aging plays a vital role in your overall health, including your teeth. Your teeth age too and over time can become more vulnerable to cavities, gum disease, and worn tooth enamel. That is why it is vital to protect your teeth as we age. To help you understand the best way to take care of… Read more »

A Loose Bridge Should Be Seen by a Dentist

A dental bridge is sometimes the preferred method for restoring a missing tooth. It is more permanent than a partial denture, but it also doesn’t require the oral surgery and prolonged timetable of a dental implant restoration. The dental bridge typically consists of an artificial tooth that is bonded to a pair of dental crowns…. Read more »